The Official Chris Johnson Holdout Thread

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by 24, Jul 27, 2011.

How big a contract should CJ receive?

  1. Pay him top playmaker money.

    11.8%
  2. Make him the highest-paid RB.

    66.2%
  3. Give him an increase to the put him among the top 5 RBs.

    15.4%
  4. Make him honor his current contract or trade him.

    6.6%
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  1. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE All-Pro Tip Jar Donor

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    Good for you, I know I wouldn't have hiked through the rain forest to get to school, hell no, no way.
  2. CRUDS

    CRUDS Creepin' it Real Tip Jar Donor

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    Reason # 1: Experience, I have observed these hold-outs play out for over three decades.
    They always resolve right before the season if not sooner. This is no different.

    I am confident of this and will make a sig bet in regard to your preposterous "last time he will be a Titan" comment.
  3. VolnTitan

    VolnTitan Starter

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    2 unknown quantities vs. 1 proven elite RB....math can go both ways.
  4. RTH

    RTH Meh...

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    Hindsight is 20/20, but... bet CJ would get no deal if we'd kept Blount.

    My confidence in getting CJ back is waning...
  5. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    Its EZ to get around cap. Give him a signing bonus and structure his contract yearly, wa-la: 13 mil per year. Besides if we cut Hope... 6.9 + 6.5 = 13.4

    Regardless, he's not going to get 13/yr
  6. Big Time Titan

    Big Time Titan Big Time Titan

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    I understand where both sides are coming from. But nobody wins when these guys just let it drag on like this.
  7. CRUDS

    CRUDS Creepin' it Real Tip Jar Donor

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    And CJ should show up and collect his money.
    Missing the majority of preseason is not the end of the world.
  8. ECUTitansCJ528

    ECUTitansCJ528 Camp Fodder

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    This is my take on it. We could have avoided this whole thing if the team would just make an offer. Who cares if he is in camp right now. Just get the ball rolling. GET THIS DONE!!!!
  9. MrBean

    MrBean Master of Not Much

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    Sorry, it's more along the lines of how ESL is taught, not so much costarica on this one.

    It's a pet peeve of mine. Probably stems from being an English major.
  10. ECUTitansCJ528

    ECUTitansCJ528 Camp Fodder

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    Johnson is seeking a deal that would pay him $39 million over the first three years, a $13 million average.
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